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Important Change Affecting Your AU Office 365 Account for First.Last Name Users

Sent Only to Existing Office 365 Users Enrolled with First.Last Name on 5/13/16

The Office of Information Technology is currently preparing for the launch of Office 365 at American University. In preparation, a change is required that affects how you log into Office 365.

What does this mean for me?

We have determined that you already signed up for an Office 365 account, using your email alias. In order to prepare for the Office 365 launch, we have renamed your Office 365 account to the required format of From this point forward, you will need to log into Office 365 using your actual email address, instead of your email alias.

Please note: This does not affect your AU email account or email alias. You will continue to receive mail to both of these email addresses.

Please take a moment to review the frequently asked questions and migration plans posted on the web at

Thank you,

Office of Information Technology
American University